The US Army will select the supplier of the Rifle (NGSW-R) and the Automatic Rifle (NGSW-AR) and begin equipping the first unit in Q4 2022.
FAMAE sets sights on 122mm MLRS
Chilean state-run defence company Fábricas y Maestranzas del Ejército (FAMAE) is developing a 122mm MLRS with a range of up to 40km in a project called Divison General René Echeverría.
A FAMAE representative explained to Shephard that the objective is to have a full prototype ready in 2022, with ‘system tests and technical firing tests’ expected to take place in Northern Chile by the end of the year.
The 20-tube rocket system will be placed aboard a Leopard 1V MBT after the main turret is removed. After tests are completed, the MLRS will be available for use by the Chilean …
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